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Calculating Power and Water Authority's initial network revenue caps : Discussion Paper



Calculating Power and Water Authority's initial network revenue caps : Discussion Paper


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Initial Network Revenue Caps (Discussion Paper) Page 25 Office of the Interim Utilities Commissioner 17 January 2000 Data requirements 9.6 The figure required is an estimate of the networks operations, maintenance and administration expenditure (OMA) expected during the financial year. 9.7 PAWA is required to provide estimates of OMA for the financial year in the context of a three-year series, and in a form which shows the breakdown between major components, including: (a) direct expenditures (staffing, systems, maintenance, etc); and (b) administrative overheads. 9.8 In providing the required information, PAWA will also need to document the following: (a) the efficiency assumptions factored into the OMA estimates provided, against the targeted improvements targeted for PAWA by the Government; (b) the methodology and assumptions underlying the apportionment of administrative overheads across the various lines of business including the network business; (c) the method used to estimate the GST payments included in the OMA figures; and (d) the treatment of the Darwin-Katherine transmission line (DKTL) costs, and the basis of any apportionment of those costs between Darwin and Katherine network users. Issues for comment 9.9 The Interim Commissioner seeks comments on: A. the use of a glide path approach to efficiency adjustment in PAWA Networks, based upon the cost savings target set by the Government and a three year phasing-in period.

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